The Traveler's Natural Medicine Kit: Easy and Effective Remedies for Staying Healthy on the Road

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Inner Traditions / Bear & Co, May 1, 2001 - Health & Fitness - 160 pages
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• A compact guide to assembling a customized travel health kit with natural remedies for relieving many of the traveler's common complaints--from sore feet and jet lag to insomnia and stress.

• Offers a variety of simple but effective remedies, including herbs, aromatherapy, homeopathy, and supplements.

• Provides specific advice for those traveling by land, air, or sea.

In this handy pocket guide, Pamela Hirsch shares her hard-won secrets for getting through your next business or pleasure trip with an easy stomach and a calm mind. Growing up in the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, the author was exposed to different healing modalities at an early age and found that these time-tested techniques served her well during worldwide travel. The Traveler's Natural Medicine Kit provides gentle but effective help for a wide variety of common complaints, including sore feet, nausea, bug bites, constipation, jet lag, heartburn, headache, and stress. Drawing on herbs, aromatherapy, homeopathy, and supplements, the author shows you how to prepare a lightweight travel kit of remedies especially suited to your trip and your body's individual needs. She also includes home remedies that are easily found in a local market or grocery store and simple exercises that can relieve discomfort. Whether you are traveling by land, air, or sea, this easy-to-reference book is a must-pack essential for your next trip.
  

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Contents

HERBAL PREPARATIONS
8
TEAS
9
COMPRESSES AND POULTICES
11
OILS AND SALVES
15
TINCTURES AND LINIMENTS
20
CAPSULES AND SYRUPS
26
AROMATHERAPY
29
HOMEOPATHY
32
EARACHES
102
EYE PROBLEMS
104
FATIGUE
106
FEVER
107
FOOD POISONING
109
HEADACHE
111
HEAT EXHAUSTION AND SUNSTROKE
112
INDIGESTION
113

FLOWER ESSENCES
34
MAKING A TRAVELERS MEDICINE KIT
38
AILMENTS
52
ALLERGIES HAY FEVER AND HIVES
55
ANXIETY
62
ATHLETES FOOT
69
BLEEDING
71
BLISTERS
73
BLOODY NOSE
75
BUG BITES AND STINGS
77
BUNIONS
79
BURNS
80
CONGESTION
83
COLDS AND FLU
86
CONSTIPATION
90
COUGHS
91
CRAMPS
93
CRANKINESS
94
CUTS SCRAPES AND ABRASIONS
95
CYSTITIS OR URINARY TRACT INFECTION
97
DEHYDRATION
99
DIARRHEA AND VOMITING
101
INSOMNIA
116
ITCHINESS
119
JET LAG
120
MENSTRUAL CRAMPS
123
MOTION SICKNESS AND NAUSEA
125
MUSCLE ACHES
126
PAIN
127
POISON OAK IVY OR SUMAC
129
SINUSITIS
131
SORE FEET
132
SORE THROAT
133
SPLINTERS
135
SPRAINS
136
STRESS
138
SWOLLEN FEET OR ANKLES
141
TRAUMA
142
YEAST INFECTIONS
143
CHILDRENS DOSAGES
148
RESOURCES
150
GLOSSARY
156
BIBLIOGRAPHY
158
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The Traveler's Natural Medicine Kit
Easy and Effective Remedies for Staying Healthy on the Road

Foreword by Shatoiya de la Tour
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Herbal Preparations
Teas
Compresses and Poultices
Oils and Salves
Tinctures and Liniments
Capsules and Syrups
2. Aromatherapy
3. Homeopathy
4. Flower Essences
5. Making a Traveler's Medicine Kit
6. Ailments
Abscesses
Allergies, Hay Fever, and Hives
Anxiety
Athlete's Foot
Bleeding
Blisters
Bloody Nose
Bruises
Bug Bites and Stings
Bunions 
Burns
Congestion
Colds and Flu
Constipation
Coughs
Cramps
Crankiness
Cuts, Scrapes, and Abrasions
Cystitis or Urinary Tract Infection
Dehydration
Diarrhea and Vomiting
Earaches
Eye Problems
Fatigue
Fever
Food Poisoning
Headache
Heat Exhaustion and Sunstroke
Indigestion
Insomnia
Itchiness
Jet Lag
Menstrual Cramps
Motion Sickness and Nausea
Muscle Aches
Pain
Poison Oak, Ivy, or Sumac
Sinusitis
Sore Feet
Sore Throat
Splinters
Sprains
Stress
Swollen Feet or Ankles
Trauma
Yeast Infections
Appendices
A. Children's Dosages
B. Resources
Glossary
Bibliography

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